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  • Cincinnati shooting spurs Baptists 'to bring hope'

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, September 06, 2018 (15 days ago)

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    CINCINNATI (BP) -- A shooting rampage in Cincinnati that left four dead and two others injured today (Sept. 6) led a city councilman to request aid from the community. Within minutes Cincinnati Baptists began responding.

    An unidentified gunman entered Cincinnati's 30-story Fifth Third Center through a loading dock at 9:10 a.m. local time and opened fire in the lobby, according to media reports. He killed three people and injured others before police shot and killed him. Read More

  • Bible-based social justice aim of Cincinnati Baptists

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, October 13, 2017 (11 months ago)

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    CINCINNATI (BP) -- Civil unrest sparked by the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., opened Mark Snowden’s eyes to a dilemma. What is the responsibility of Southern Baptist pastors in seeking the social justice that Jesus would demand?

    Snowden, now director of missional leadership for the Cincinnati Area Baptist Association (CABA), assembled a diverse team of four Cincinnati pastors to study the question of justice from a biblical standpoint. The result is a new report focused on societal and biblical truths from the study group and a list of seven recommendations from Snowden available to pastors within the association and online. Read More